Average Height and Weight


Height and weight are probably the characteristics that are most easily associated with a child's genetic background. The following chart contains average height and weight values according to gender and age.

Average Height and Weight According to Age
 MaleFemale
Age (year)Height (cm)Weight (kg)Height (cm)Weight (kg)
6 months678667
17610749
288128712
396149514
41031610316
51101810918
61162111520
71222312122
81272512725
91332813328
101383113932
111433514536
121493915242
131564515747
141635116051
151695716253
161736216355
171756516355
181766716356

These figures are adapted from growth tables commonly used in pediatrics. Average values correspond to the 50th percentile line on growth charts. Consult the Dietitians of Canada web site, you will find WHO growth charts for Canada for children and adolescents.

Dietitians of Canada

www.whogrowthcharts.ca

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